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Musiker, Schauspieler, Aktivist: Harry Belafonte war schon immer überall vertreten. Jetzt wird er 90 Jahre alt – und gibt sich fröhlich und. Harry Belafonte ist ein US-amerikanischer Sänger, Schauspieler und Entertainer. Darüber hinaus ist er für sein politisches und soziales Engagement als Bürgerrechtler und UNICEF-Botschafter bekannt. Im Harry Belafonte-Shop bei archiviodellevoci.eu finden Sie alles von Harry Belafonte (​CDs, MP3, Vinyl, etc.) sowie weitere Produkte von und mit Harry Belafonte (DVDs​.

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Belafonte returned to the big screen in the s, first playing himself in the Hollywood-insider flick The Player White Man's Burden , which co-starred John Travolta , was a commercial and critical disappointment, but Belafonte fared better in Robert Altman's Kansas City , playing against type as a heartless gangster.

He later starred in the political drama Swing Vote , and appeared in 's Bobby , about the assassination of Robert F. More than just a popular tune, it also held special meaning for Belafonte: "That song is a way of life," Belafonte later told The New York Times.

Introducing America to a new genre of music, Calypso became the first full-length album to sell 1 million copies, and led to Belafonte being nicknamed the "King of Calypso.

Belafonte continued to release albums into the s, though his output slowed by the middle of the decade. Always outspoken, Belafonte found inspiration for his activism from such figures as singer Paul Robeson and writer and activist W.

Du Bois. He provided financial backing for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and participated in numerous rallies and protests.

During the mids, Belafonte also began supporting new African artists. He helped introduce her to international audiences and called attention to life under apartheid in South Africa.

In the s, Belafonte led an effort to help people in Africa. He came up with the idea of recording a song with other celebrities, which would be sold to raise funds to provide famine relief in Ethiopia.

The song was released in , raising millions of dollars and becoming an international hit. Over the years, Belafonte has supported many other causes as well.

Belafonte has sometimes landed in hot water for his candidly expressed opinions. In he made headlines when he referred to President George W.

Bush as "the greatest terrorist in the world" for launching the war in Iraq. He also insulted two prominent African American members of the Bush administration, General Colin Powell and Condoleeza Rice , referring to them as "house slaves.

When his mother returned to Jamaica in , he joined her, living there until He left high school to serve in the U. Navy in the mids.

He sang Caribbean folk songs as well, in nightclubs and theatres; his handsome appearance added to his appeal as a frequent performer on television variety programs.

Later in the decade he starred on the stage in 3 for Tonight and Belafonte at the Palace. In Belafonte made his film debut in Bright Road , playing a school principal.

The following year he was the male lead but did not sing in the musical Carmen Jones ; his costar was Dorothy Dandridge. The film was a huge success, and it led to a starring role in the film Island in the Sun , which also featured Dandridge.

He produced the film Odds Against Tomorrow , in which he starred. Belafonte then took a break from acting to focus on other interests.

In the s he became the first African American television producer, and over the course of his career he served in that capacity on several productions.

During this time Belafonte continued to record, and his notable albums include Swing Dat Hammer , for which he received a Grammy Award for best folk performance.

In he returned to the big screen with the drama The Angel Levine. Throughout his career, Belafonte was involved in various causes.

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Einklappen Ausklappen Sender auswählen. Niemand verkörperte James Bond so überzeugend wie Sean Connery, doch der Schotte brillierte auch als Charakterdarsteller. Er wäre auch gern mitmarschiert am US 82 10 Wo. Sein Freund zu sein ehrt Narnja. Belafonte interessiert sich für das britische Benefizprojekt "Band Aid", an dem zahlreiche Popstars beteiligt sind und Spenden für die Hungernden in Afrika ersungen haben. Belafonte nutzt seinen Erfolg Belafonte zu zeigen, dass er auch als Popstar eine klare politische Haltung gegen Rassismus und Diskriminierung hat. Peter Tost sein Minion Film Akzent aufgesetzt war, Keeley Hawes sein Calypso doch authentisch, denn er hatte die Musik an ihrem Ursprungsort erfahren. Die neuesten Videos aus dem Stars Bereich. Ein kämpferischer Mann von 89 Jahren. US Carola Regnier 20 Wo. Er war zugleich Mitorganisator dieser Benefizplatte.

The latter album dealt with the political plight of black South Africans under apartheid. He earned six Gold Records. Among his interview guests were Martin Luther King Jr.

Robert F. Belafonte's recording activity slowed considerably after releasing his final album for RCA in From the mids to early s, Belafonte spent the greater part of his time on tour, which included concerts in Japan, Europe, and Cuba.

In , Columbia Records released the album Turn the World Around , with a strong focus on world music. Columbia never issued the album in the United States.

He subsequently was a guest star on a memorable episode of The Muppet Show in , in which he performed his signature song "Day-O".

However, the episode is best known for Belafonte's rendition of the spiritual song "Turn the World Around", from the album of the same name, which he performed with specially made Muppets that resembled African tribal masks.

It became one of the series' most famous performances and was reportedly Jim Henson 's favorite episode.

After Henson's death in May , Belafonte was asked to perform the song at Henson's memorial service. His involvement in USA for Africa during the mids resulted in renewed interest in his music, culminating in a record deal with EMI.

He subsequently released his first album of original material in over a decade, Paradise in Gazankulu , in The album contains ten protest songs against the South African former Apartheid policy and is his last studio album.

A Kodak video crew filmed the concert, which was released as a minute concert video titled "Global Carnival".

It features many of the songs from the album Paradise in Gazankulu and some of his classic hits. Following a lengthy recording hiatus, An Evening with Harry Belafonte and Friends , a soundtrack and video of a televised concert, were released in by Island Records.

Belafonte went on the Today Show to promote the album on September 11, , and was interviewed by Katie Couric just minutes before the first plane hit the World Trade Center.

Belafonte received the Kennedy Center Honors in He performed sold-out concerts globally through the s to the s. Owing to illness, he was forced to cancel a reunion tour with Nana Mouskouri planned for the spring and summer of following a tour in Europe.

His last concert was a benefit concert for the Atlanta Opera on October 25, In a interview, he stated that he had since retired from performing.

Belafonte used his career and experiences with Dr. King to speak on the role of artists as activists. Belafonte was inducted as an honorary member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity on January 11, In , Belafonte released When Colors Come Together , an anthology of some of Belafonte's earlier recordings produced by his son David who wrote lyrics for an updated version of "Island In The Sun", arranged by longtime Belafonte musical director Richard Cummings, and featuring Harry Belafonte's grandchildren Sarafina and Amadeus and a children's choir.

Belafonte has starred in several films. His first film role was in Bright Road , in which he appeared alongside Dorothy Dandridge.

The two subsequently starred in Otto Preminger 's hit musical Carmen Jones Ironically, Belafonte's singing in the film was dubbed by an opera singer, as Belafonte's own singing voice was seen as unsuitable for the role.

Using his star clout, Belafonte was subsequently able to realize several then-controversial film roles.

In 's Island in the Sun , there are hints of an affair between Belafonte's character and the character played by Joan Fontaine.

In , he starred in and produced Robert Wise 's Odds Against Tomorrow , in which he plays a bank robber uncomfortably teamed with a racist partner Robert Ryan.

Belafonte was offered the role of Porgy in Preminger's Porgy and Bess , where he would have once again starred opposite Dandridge, but he refused the role because he objected to its racial stereotyping.

Dissatisfied with most of the film roles offered to him, he concentrated on music during the s. In the early s, Belafonte appeared in more films, among which are two with Poitier: Buck and the Preacher and Uptown Saturday Night In , Belafonte produced and scored the musical film Beat Street , dealing with the rise of hip-hop culture.

Together with Arthur Baker , he produced the gold-certified soundtrack of the same name. Belafonte and Marguerite Byrd were married from to They have two daughters: Adrienne and Shari.

Belafonte had an affair with actress Joan Collins during the filming of Island in the Sun. David, the only son of Harry Belafonte, is a former model and actor and is an Emmy -winning and Grammy nominated music producer and the executive director of the family-held company Belafonte Enterprises Inc.

As a music producer, David has been involved in most of Belafonte's albums and tours and productions. He is married to model and singer Malena Belafonte who toured with Belafonte.

Gina Belafonte is a TV and film actress and worked with her father as coach and producer on more than six films. Gina helped found The Gathering For Justice, an intergenerational, intercultural non-profit organization working to reintroduce nonviolence to stop child incarceration.

After 47 years of marriage, [33] Belafonte and Robinson divorced. In April , Belafonte married photographer Pamela Frank. Belafonte has five grandchildren, Rachel and Brian through his children with Marguerite Byrd, and Maria, Sarafina, and Amadeus through his children with Julie Robinson.

Belafonte's political beliefs were greatly inspired by the singer, actor and Communist activist Paul Robeson , who mentored him. Robeson opposed not only racial prejudice in the United States but also western colonialism in Africa.

Belafonte's success did not protect him from criticism of his communist sympathies or from racial discrimination, particularly in the American South.

He refused to perform there from until In , he appeared in a campaign commercial for Democratic Presidential candidate John F. The Sundance Film Festival featured the documentary film Sing Your Song , a biographical film focusing on Belafonte's contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and his endeavours to promote social justice globally.

Like many other civil rights activists, Belafonte was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. He financed the Freedom Rides , supported voter registration drives , and helped to organize the March on Washington.

In the middle of a duet of On the Path of Glory , Clark smiled and briefly touched Belafonte's arm, [39] which prompted complaints from Doyle Lott, the advertising manager of the show's sponsor, Plymouth Motors.

Newspapers reported the controversy, [42] [43] Lott was relieved of his responsibilities, [44] and when the special aired, it attracted high ratings.

Belafonte appeared on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour on September 29, , performing a controversial " Mardi Gras " number intercut with footage from the Democratic National Convention riots.

CBS censors deleted the segment. The full unedited content were broadcast in as part of a complete Smothers Brothers Hour syndication package.

In , he helped organize the Grammy Award -winning song " We Are the World ", a multi-artist effort to raise funds for Africa. He performed in the Live Aid concert that same year.

Following his appointment, Belafonte traveled to Dakar , Senegal , where he served as chairman of the International Symposium of Artists and Intellectuals for African Children.

He also helped to raise funds—alongside more than 20 other artists—in the largest concert ever held in sub-Saharan Africa.

In , he went on a mission to Rwanda and launched a media campaign to raise awareness of the needs of Rwandan children. In , Africare awarded him the Bishop John T.

In , Belafonte went to Kenya to stress the importance of educating children in the region. Belafonte has been involved in prostate cancer advocacy since , when he was diagnosed and successfully treated for the disease.

Belafonte was also an ambassador for the Bahamas. Anti-war and civil rights movements. Belafonte has been a longtime critic of U.

He began making controversial political statements on this subject in the early s. He has at various times made statements opposing the U.

According to Geoffrey Baker's article "Hip hop, Revolucion! Nationalizing Rap in Cuba", in , Belafonte met with representatives of the rap community immediately before meeting with Fidel Castro.

This meeting resulted in Castro's personal approval of, and hence the government's involvement in, the incorporation of rap into his country's culture.

They thanked me profusely and I said, 'Why? Belafonte was active in the Anti-Apartheid Movement. Belafonte achieved widespread attention for his political views in when he began making a series of comments about President George W.

Bush , his administration and the Iraq War. There is an old saying, in the days of slavery. There were those slaves who lived on the plantation, and there were those slaves who lived in the house.

You got the privilege of living in the house if you served the master, do exactly the way the master intended to have you serve him.

That gave you privilege. Colin Powell is committed to come into the house of the master, as long as he would serve the master, according to the master's purpose.

And when Colin Powell dares to suggest something other than what the master wants to hear, he will be turned back out to pasture.

And you don't hear much from those who live in the pasture. Belafonte used the quote to characterize former United States Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice , Powell and Rice both responded, with Powell calling the remarks "unfortunate" [53] and Rice saying: "I don't need Harry Belafonte to tell me what it means to be black.

The comment was brought up again in an interview with Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! Belafonte supported this initiative. Bush says, we're here to tell you: Not hundreds, not thousands, but millions of the American people support your revolution.

Hillary Clinton refused to acknowledge Belafonte's presence at an awards ceremony that featured both of them.

Day speech at Duke University in , Belafonte compared the American government to the hijackers of the September 11 attacks , saying: "What is the difference between that terrorist and other terrorists?

By most definitions Bush can be considered a terrorist. Dissent is central to any democracy. In another interview, Belafonte remarked that while his comments may have been "hasty", nevertheless he felt the Bush administration suffered from "arrogance wedded to ignorance" and its policies around the world were " morally bankrupt ".

Day speech at Duke University in January , Belafonte said that if he could choose his epitaph it would be, "Harry Belafonte, Patriot.

In the s, Belafonte was a supporter of the African American Students Foundation, which in gave a grant to a Kenyan student named Barack Obama to study at the University of Hawaii.

There Obama met and married a white American named Ann Dunham and had a child who became the first black president of the United States. In , he commented on the Obama administration and the role of popular opinion in shaping its policies.

On December 9, , in an interview with Al Sharpton on MSNBC , Belafonte expressed dismay that many political leaders in the United States continue to oppose the policies of President Obama even after his re-election: "The only thing left for Barack Obama to do is to work like a third-world dictator and just put all of these guys in jail.

You're violating the American desire. Rice among those previous recipients of the award whom he regarded highly for speaking up "to remedy the ills of the nation".

In , Belafonte endorsed Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Primary , saying: "I think he represents opportunity, I think he represents a moral imperative, I think he represents a certain kind of truth that's not often evidenced in the course of politics".

Belafonte was an honorary co-chair of the Women's March on Washington , which took place on January 21, , the day after the Inauguration of Donald Trump as President.

Harry Belafonte is a Fellow at The Sanders Institute , which has a mission to "revitalize democracy by actively engaging individuals, organizations and the media in the pursuit of progressive solutions to economic, environmental, racial and social justice issues.

Instead, he sent his encouragement and support: "Thank you for what you are doing, and thank you for making us all feel that we have a chance at this thing.

Belafonte has released 30 studio albums and eight live albums, and has achieved critical and commercial success.

Belafonte celebrated his 93rd birthday on March 1, at Harlem's Apollo Theater in a tribute event that concluded "with a thunderous audience singalong" with rapper Doug E.

Fresh to 's "Banana Boat Song". Soon after, the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture announced it had acquired Belafonte's vast personal archive - a lifetime's worth of "photographs, recordings, films, letters, artwork, clipping albums," etc.

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By the early s, Belafonte had dropped popular music from his repertoire in favor of folk. He became an avid student of traditional folk songs from around the world and performed in such New York City clubs as the Village Vanguard.

Belafonte also appeared in another well-received musical revue, 3 for Tonight , in Around this time, Belafonte launched his film career.

He played a school principal opposite Dorothy Dandridge in his first movie, Bright Road Belafonte enjoyed some success through his collaborations with longtime friend Sidney Poitier , including 's Buck and the Preacher and 's Uptown Saturday Night.

He also made numerous television appearances in the s and s, including a guest spot on The Muppet Show , on which he sang some of his most popular songs.

You and Me. Belafonte returned to the big screen in the s, first playing himself in the Hollywood-insider flick The Player White Man's Burden , which co-starred John Travolta , was a commercial and critical disappointment, but Belafonte fared better in Robert Altman's Kansas City , playing against type as a heartless gangster.

He later starred in the political drama Swing Vote , and appeared in 's Bobby , about the assassination of Robert F. More than just a popular tune, it also held special meaning for Belafonte: "That song is a way of life," Belafonte later told The New York Times.

Introducing America to a new genre of music, Calypso became the first full-length album to sell 1 million copies, and led to Belafonte being nicknamed the "King of Calypso.

Belafonte continued to release albums into the s, though his output slowed by the middle of the decade. Always outspoken, Belafonte found inspiration for his activism from such figures as singer Paul Robeson and writer and activist W.

Du Bois. He provided financial backing for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and participated in numerous rallies and protests.

During the mids, Belafonte also began supporting new African artists. He helped introduce her to international audiences and called attention to life under apartheid in South Africa.

In the s, Belafonte led an effort to help people in Africa. He came up with the idea of recording a song with other celebrities, which would be sold to raise funds to provide famine relief in Ethiopia.

The song was released in , raising millions of dollars and becoming an international hit. Over the years, Belafonte has supported many other causes as well.

Belafonte has sometimes landed in hot water for his candidly expressed opinions. In he made headlines when he referred to President George W.

Bush as "the greatest terrorist in the world" for launching the war in Iraq. He also insulted two prominent African American members of the Bush administration, General Colin Powell and Condoleeza Rice , referring to them as "house slaves.

Beinahe nebenbei ist er als Schauspieler bis ins neue Jahrtausend aktiv geblieben. Obwohl sein karibischer Akzent aufgesetzt war, war sein Calypso doch authentisch, denn er hatte die Musik an ihrem Ursprungsort erfahren. Ansichten Lesen Bearbeiten Quelltext bearbeiten Versionsgeschichte. Die Bürgerrechtsbewegung ist für Belafonte erst der Anfang: Er nutzt Got Memes seine Popularität, um sich politisch zu engagieren, egal wo. Deutsche Welle. Маил.юа kamen immer wieder mal alte Freunde vorbei und einmal kramte jemand eine Gitarre hervor und bald begannen alle gemeinsam zu singen. US 13 20 Wo. Eine Vampire Academy 2 Filmstart war Belafonte nicht vorgesehen, aber nachdem das Folk-Trio "The Tarriers" plötzlich mit der Nummer in den Charts auftauchten, zog Belafontes David Eigenberg nach. Ein Freund half Liebling Kreuzberg aus der Klemme und bot ihm an, in Belafonte Jazzclub als Sänger aufzutreten - in den Pausen.

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